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Lot 49: Special Order Winchester Model 1886 .45-70 Rifle

Special Order Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable .45-70 Caliber with Factory Letter

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Lot 49: Special Order Winchester Model 1886 .45-70 Rifle

Special Order Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable .45-70 Caliber with Factory Letter

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000
Price Realized:

Special Order Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable .45-70 Caliber with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 913
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 57
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

The included factory letter (copy) lists this rifle with a 24 inch octagon barrel in .45-70 caliber, plain trigger, plain pistol grip stock, Lyman front and rear sights, half magazine and shotgun butt when it was received in the warehouse on October 23, 1899 and shipped the next day. The rifle was restored by Turnbull Restoration Co. to manufacturer's specification including a new stock, barrel, and forend. The rifle is fitted with a Lyman beaded front sight, a filler block in the rear sight dovetail, and Lyman No. 2 combination tang sight. The top barrel flat is stamped with the two-line Winchester legend and "45-70." Import marked on underside of barrel. The lower tang has the two-line patents date and serial number. The non-checkered pistol grip stock and forearm are nicely figured walnut with a Winchester hard rubber grip cap and steel shotgun buttplate. Provenance: The Wayne Connor Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine as professionally restored overall, retaining 99% plus of the blue and casehardened finishes with limited handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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